JDK 9 proposal: allocating ByteBuffers on heterogeneous memory

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Fri Apr 1 07:49:52 UTC 2016

On 31/03/16 22:14, Dohrmann, Steve wrote:

> This is a JDK 9 proposal to support allocation of direct
> java.nio.ByteBuffer instances backed by memory other than off-heap
> RAM.

I must be missing something.  How is this different from exposing
special memory via the filesystem and mapping a file?


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